Members of the District Council of Trade Unions last night rejected a new contract with the City of Portland—repudiating a bargain reached by city officials and their own leadership after a year of negotiations.
"I have not quite wrapped my head around what happened here," says Rob Wheaton, the DCTU's chief negotiator.
Portland Development Commission also approves photo installation and outdoor furniture for its empty lots.
Lents may not have the business district it's been expecting for 15 years. But Lents has gotten your goats. The Belmont Goats, a herd of 14 goats forced to leave its urban pasture at Southeast 10th Avenue and Belmont Street by a new apartment complex, has been OK'd by...
"It was a sea of blue, thousands of people in blue."
Members of the Portland Association of Teachersvoted Wednesday night to authorize a Feb. 20 walkout of Portland Public Schools classrooms—pushing the district perilously close to its first-ever teachers' strike.
Mayor Charlie Hales is calling city employees from a climate change summit in Johannesburg, South Africa to talk about the fact that it is snowing in Portland.
"Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has called essential city staff to gather at 1 p.m. today to discuss the weather and possible reactions," Hales' spokesman Dana Haynes writes in a statement. "The media and c...
A representative of the Portland Business Alliance has refused to sign off on City Commissioner Steve Novick's proposed budget for the Portland Bureau of Transportation—usually a formality in the city budget process.
What's the hangup? Novick wants to end a deal where ...
A state investigator today issued a report recommending the dismissal of an ethics complaint against Patricia McCaig, Gov. John Kitzhaber's top adviser on the Columbia River Crossing.The investigator with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission says in a 41-page report that McCaig di...More